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Oct 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
rain and thunderstorms in los angeles, vegas and albuquerque. severe storms with a chance of tornadoes around wichita, oklahoma city and amarillo. >> summer-like in the south. the midwest d northeast are cold and windy. and in the 50s. mostly 70s in the rockies. >>> coming up this friday morning, another space shuttle heads to its final home. >>> first, something to irritate you on a friday. new evidence that banks are still tacking on plenty of fees. >>> and some welcome news about the airlines. this all next. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, you better keep an eye on your bank statements. a new pugh study says a dozen major banks are not being clear about their checking account fees. and many are charging more for features. sometimes the fees aren't listed on bank websites. but they're in those checking account disclosure statements that you get in the mail sometimes. the study says they actually run a median length of 69 pages. >>> well, the maker of mini-wheats has a not-so-small problem on its hands. kellogg's is recalling almost 3 million boxes of the cereal because they could
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> overnight the space shuttle endeavour began its final journey. it left the los angeles airport on route to its retirement home at the california science center. >> i want to see it. >> it's a complicated move. although it's traveling just 12 miles, it will take two days for the five-story, 165,000 pound shuttle to reach a destination. >> moving something this size with a 78 foot wingspans through the city streets is maybe not rocket science, but not far from it. >> in south los angeles, crews cut down hundreds of trees and dozens of power lines were removed. major roads were closed and traffic diverted. authorities took extra precautions. the city also placed restrictions on where the public can watch endeavour, the streets are not wide enough for the shuttle and the crowd. some living along the route are annoyed >> . it's a good thing. i wish i could be there instead of being pushed away from it. >> i'm pretty sure it's going to be a pretty remarkable thing to see. and it's really going to motivate kids. >> once vital mission for a shuttle that traveled more than 100,000 miles in space
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
. thousands line the streets of los angeles as the space shuttle "endeavour" moves to its retirement home. it's a 2-day, 12-mile trip, costing $10 million. we're live this morning, showing you what it takes to move a spacecraft when it's here on earth. >>> the bridal bandit. caught on tape. police are looking for a woman accused of ripping off a wedding gown worth 5 grand. and wait until you see who she has with her at the time. >>> and love lessons. taylor swift talks about her relationships past and present, in her most candid interview yet. what does she really think of john mayer? and did she really kidnap a kennedy? the country darling opens up. >>> do you want to repeat that on-air, dan, what you just said? >> i'm getting abused here. >> this is my jam is what dan harris said. >> even news anchors get a little emo at times, people. >>> with three days until the next presidential debate, team obama is soliciting celebrity help this morning. what role will bruce springsteen and morgan freeman play. >>> and is the attack in benghazi a potent issue for them. >>> police cracking down on peop
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >>> and drivers in los angeles can expect no more than the usual commuting headache this morning. doesn't say much, does it? but ten miles of the freeway opened overnight well ahead of schedule. the road was closed all weekend long to allow demolition of the bridge. crews used the closure as an opportunity to repair potholes, trim trees and repaint lanes. >>> they are finally drying out in west central texas after a weekend of floods. the colorado river quickly rose after ten inches of rain fell saturday. residentses were eventually able to return home it was especially frustrating because they've been in a drought. >>> severe weather moving east brings storms to atlanta, tallahassee and mobile. it will spread rain to the carolinas by this afternoon and to d.c. by late evening. thunderstorms possible across south florida. >>> california will bake in record-breaking heat. downtown l.a. could push 100. and it will be san francisco's warmest day of the year so far. cooler in new england and upper midwest. honolulu will be in the mid-80s. >> the weather is the craziest weather. you know what mark twai
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
setting. this is kind of a tight the deal. but this is the space shuttle endeavour and los angeles. live pictures. sitting in a parking lot in an urban area where it will be until rush hour ends in los angeles. and then it will travel 9 miles to its home at the california science center where it will be put up right and -- and placed on display. this weakens track work on metro will start later than first planned thanks to the nationals. it could be around midnight or so. what does begin red line trains will single track between rose mayr an-- grovsner and twinbrook. it will not start until after the rush is over to get fans home. in a security warning from leon panetta. he says cyber threats are growing in the country. in what he calls a cyber-pearl harbor. last night leon panetta said attackers and russia, china and iran are attacking systems that guide transportation. >> the internet is open. it is hardly accessible, as it should be. but that also presents a new terrain for warfare. >> he says the pentagon is prepared to take action if america is threatened by a computer assault. 24 m
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm EDT
home. the 12-mile trip from los angeles international airport to the california space science about 17 hours longer than expected. 10th seeded crawling along right and shops inuses the streets of los angeles. passedttle had to we've poles and trees. -- weave past. it goes on display at the end of e month. >> drivers can expect closures, the mclean metro rail station on the silver line. they are installing a pedestrian that goes across route 123. t's part of the dulles corridor metro rail project. until 5:00 tomorrow morning. we are used to seeing the trees change in this time of year. the season are a ireland.rent in the northern lights. headed there on thursday. activewe have to really now with sunspots, which helped to create the or borealis. -- aurora borealis. if you did not see it, take a this.t exciting thing of the day for me. i caught it on camera. >> gorgeous. the sun rise just before 7:00 this morning. -- surise. enjoy it while it lasts. the sun came up and then it got overcast. we have some showers. degrees right now at reagan national with a dew point of 60. the wind out of
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, abc news, los angeles. >>> and now, a surprising warning about a staple in a lot of american homes. kellogg's mini-wheats. nearly 3 million boxes being recalled tonight because of metal, tiny bits of metal, in the cereal. the recall including both unfrosted mini-wheats and the original frosted version. kellogg's blames the problem at one of their manufacturing plants. you can go to abcnews.com for all the details. >>> and there is something new tonight in the ongoing story of that meningitis outbreak. the cases are not just growing, but leaping. 170 cases now in 11 states, at least 14 people have died and 13,000 people are at risk. most of the infections, still traced to steroid shots for back pain. all manufactured at that one plant in massachusetts. but today, the cdc warned they are looking at the possibility that steroid shots for pain in the joints in knees and shoulders, could also be putting patients at risk. sympt symptoms, by the way, appear up to six weeks after an infection, so, the patients who have had those injections are still a month away from knowing they are out o
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, "endeavour" trying to come home. it wasn't easy. abc's abbie boudreau is in los angeles. >> reporter: inching along at a mere two miles per hour, it was hardly the kind of high-speed chase we're used to seeing in los angeles, but it's just as much of a nail biter. here it came within millimeters of hitting this street mp. >> pretty amazing. >> it feels like i'm a part of history. >> reporter: "endeavour" already made an incredible 25 missions to space traveling 122 million miles, but its journey on the ground has been a logistical challengement just imagine trying to clear enough space for a 78-foot wingspan. that's half the width of a football field. the shuttle weighs 80 tons. that's the equivalent of 42 cars, so heavy that thousands of metal plates were used to reinforce the roads. nearly 400 trees had to be cleared from its 12-mile journey. even power lines were raised to make room for the tail, which stands five stories tall. >> and liftoff for the final launch of "endeavour." >> reporter: and after 25 dedicated years on the job, "endeavour" completed its 3-day, 12- mile journey home to
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. they bought this two-bedroom home in los angeles and plan to fix it up and sell it fast, making a $50,000 profit. >> so this is the hallway that leads to the bathroom, and the two bedrooms over there. >> reporter: this was the bathroom. was, the operative word. just four months ago, this was a living room and the dining room. and you can see now this house is completely under construction. just gutted. but in a matter of just two months, it will be on the market and up for sale. flipping homes helped fuel the real estate bubble, and it made for tv gold. remember all those shows? from "flip this house" to "flip that house." >> one, two, three. let's get paid. >> reporter: today around the country, there are 25% more homes being flipped than last year. and sellers are walking away with an average profit of $29,000. much the houses that you're selling, how many wow say are housing that are being flipped? >> between like 25% and 40%. >> reporter: wow. but in this new generation of house flippers many greedy speculators are being replaced by conscientious buyers. home sales may be on the r
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. -- where patients got the deficit but often no medical care. from brooklyn to los angeles, agentss of federal to send oneher message to crooks. >> health-care fraud has never been a worst proposition that it is today. you are more likely to get make aif you do fraudulent claim. >> one extreme case, officials said a doctor in dallas often documentscks of without any review in a scheme to bring in as much money as as he could. has arrived in united states. you where there is snow tonight. >> we have some dramatic changes coming to our weather. for hockey news fans. rgii is not the only rookie starter. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm EDT
support in los angeles. >> senate hopefuls in virginia will be facing off in a debate tomorrow in richmond. that will be held on october 18th on the virginia tech campus. there are running for webb's open seat. >> tonight, we have a metro service update. work on the red line is forcing trains to single track between judiciary square and fort totten. between stadium-armory and cheverly. "extend through closing monday because it is a holiday weekend. -- work will extend through monday. coming up on abc 7 news at 5:30, a drone shot down over israel. who are they blaming for the violation ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >> war planes working to wage raids on lebanon. a drone crossed over from the mediterranean. it's not clear who launched it but many are blaming 11 on -- lebanon. venezuelans are heading to the polls in new orleans. these expatriates are lined up outsid
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
happy to be out there. over.lin takes i was more cautious than i been, had this not happen. >> los angeles at, abc news reporting. onat the verizon center november 5, justin bieber will perform. >> we're giving you the chance win two vip tickets. that's each day this week, we you the daily colorado on abc 7 news at 5:00, then go to our facebook page to enter. announce a winner on monday, october 29. make sure to watch abc 7 news at 5:00. >> my gosh. 4:57, 54 degrees >> . if the nfl has its way, players to thet say a lot
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is at a los angeles fund-raiser praising the opening performer. >> they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: in the last few days the pundits have been vicious and the comics no kinder. whether "the new yorker's" cover or "saturday night live." >> mr. president, governor romney has just said that he killed osama bin laden. would you care to respond? >> no, you two go ahead. >> reporter: a new gallup poll shows they believe romney did the superior job. 72% to obama's 20%. incumbent presidents from confrontations often stumgle as did president ronald reagan in '84. >> i did avoid i'm afraid in my previous answer also. >> reporter: president obama seemed to have initially thought it went well. >> this was a terrific debate. >> reporter: quickly he talked to aides and realized he had not brought his "a" game. this is on me he later told top advisers and since then he's been studying the video of that night with the goal of a more energetic and crisp performance. while the obama campaign dismisses it other top democrats say pressure is now on vice
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
to any terrorist groups. >>> also in los angeles, crews battle a dangerous fire overnight in the echo park area. the building's roof partially collapsed, which forced firefighters to retreat and sent flames shooting into the night sky. a handful of firefighters suffered some minor injuries. but it is believed no one was inside the building at the time. >>> with that, we take a look at your wednesday weather across the country. another drizzley day from new york down to d.c. showers, meanwhile, in new england. thunderstorms in south florida. a shot of cold air in the plains and midwest. rain or even snowshowers from fargo to the northern great lakes. also, showers from san francisco to l.a. and san diego. >> 70s in sacramento and much of the rockies. 60s in the pacific northwest. mostly 50s in the midwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, labor pains at walmart. as worker protests against the giant retailer are growing. >>> the cyber attacks against major banks spread, with one major bank bracing to be hit today. >>> and then, the peanuts gang has a state at the movies. charlie
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
this one? a man getting on a plane in los angeles had in his checked bag knives, a club, smoke cuffs and. how did it happen? a b bc news senior corresponden jim avila explains. >> reporter: fireproof leggings, knee pads a chinese knockout bulletproof style vest, all covered by the stair owe tip came long black trench coat. >> this guy is involved in some sort of delusion or fantasy that's totally didn't appropriate, obviously. >> reporter: in fact, sources tell abc news, harris, car rig only a laptop, wore that vest through security in china. but was taken aside and questioned during his route through south korea and japan, then allowed to proceed to the united states. when he landed in los angeles, a customs agent noticed the unusual gash, checked his back and police arrested him. >> he had a myriad of items in his checked in luggage that raised a lof of suspicion. he had a gas mask, knives, handcuffs. >> reporter: still, it may surprise the average passenger, none of that frightening gear, not even the body bags in his luggage, is banned from planes. only a smoke grenade, also found in
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
shuttle endeavor is now on its way to its home, making a slow road trip from anger and los angeles to the california science museum where it will be put on display. it has to crawl through the streets of los angeles at just two miles per hour. it is going to miles of residential neighborhoods. they have to move power lines along that route. >> the susan g. komen three-day walk begins in about 19 minutes. jacqui jeras is out in the chilly air. >> good morning you can see my breath this morning. it is 48 degrees here in the district. we've got lots of 30 degree temperatures out west. the cold is not impacting anyone here. there is a lot of enthusiasm, about 1600 people here to kickoff the event. we will be taking to the stage and getting these people on the road -- 60 miles over the next three days. it is nothing compared to the emotional and physical design many of these people have been through. a cold weekend for them but overall a lot of excite month. you can come and cheer them on. it is open to the public. you'll find information on our website at wjla.com. let's get to the wea
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
cheerleaders around. what's harder to catch. so sell ya vega, abc news, los angeles. >>> and coming up here, we know the songs he wrote. ♪ imagine all the people >> now imagine a lost song by john lennon, was it a masterpiece. that's next. testing...1...2. am i on the radio? you wouldn't want your doctor doing your job, hello... so why are you doing hers? only your doctor can determine if your persistent heartburn is actually something more serious like acid reflux disease. over time, stomach acid can damage the lining of your esophagus. for many, prescription nexium not only provides 24-hour heartburn relief, but can also help heal acid-related erosions in the lining of your esophagus. talk to your doctor about the risk for osteoporosis-related bone fractures and low magnesium levels with long-term use of nexium. possible side effects include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. other serious stomach conditions may still exist. let your doctor do her job. and you do yours. ask if nexium is right for you. if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. did you know th
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
to be sentenced for the third time bomb los angeles at thetional airport the new millennium. he was arrested in december 1999 drove off a ferry from canada. a judge twice ordered him to spend -- to serve a 22-year prison term and both times it reversed on appeal. boarding flaws on passes at airports could lead know if theyorists be subject to a surge. codes contain on which the screening passengers receive. travelers can obtain a passes up 24 hours in advance. >> a woman in houston was walking, house 20 amassed men attacked her. she hand overthat purse, but she refused. to the grounder shot at her. twice in the leg. the bullets could hit but she said and purse acted as a shield. " there's a bullet hole. i think hanging on to the purse saved my life. i held it over my chest. >> she says she believes a guardian angel was watching her. hoping a gps tracker will lead them to the suspects. >> that is scary. >> amazing. 6:00 hour 47 is the time. adam caskey is in the storm morning.is where are you and how are the conditions? >> it is a little more for my s time of year. i know many folks still lik
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
a plane in los angeles wearing a bullet-proof vest, his luggage packed with a smoke grenade, a gas mask and an arsenal of weapons fit for a horror movie. >>> the heartbroken parents of the 10-year-old who vanished on her way to school, speak out for the first time, as fbi agents swoop in on jessica ridgeway's home. dogs scouring the backyard for new clues. >>> developing now. a prostitution scandal rocking the tourist town of tenenbaum. a zuma fitness instructor is charged and a trove of videotapes. everyone there is bracing as police prepare to release her client list. >>> 50 cents, please. >> good grief. >> he's a good man, that charlie brown. so popular, he's headed back to the big screen with snoopy, lucy, linus and all his pals. why even's on their feet for "peanuts" right now. >>> and good morning, everyone. it may be raining outside. but that music puts you in such a great mood, doesn't it? >> brings me back. >> it sure does president gre. great to have you here. amy robach. robin is recovering from her transplant. >>> big ralls for both candidates in the battleground state of oh
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 2:35am EDT
wright, abc news, los angeles. >> it is nothing quite as death defying as working this show. when i think of brave, i think of you, rob. >> oh, look at me. >> don't make me go. >> deaw >> thank god my diaper was on tight. i needed it "the mix" is coming up next. maid. honey!? driftwood. come on, you gotta help us out here a little. [ male announcer ] febreze eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ [ male announcer ] febreze. eliminates odors and leaves carpets fresh. ♪ i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
bush. president obama is expected to raise more than $10 million over two days. at an event in los angeles last night, musicians lent support for his reelection.. obama thanked the performers and threw in a not so subtle reference to his debate performance. >> they performed flawlessly night after night. i cannot always say the same. >> the pressure is now on vice president biden who squares off against paul ryan on thursday night in their only debate. >> the obama campaign will counter his trip to virginia tomorrow with the first lady courts voters in the battleground state. she will speak tomorrow at the louden county fairgrounds. tickets are required. >> a statue of christopher columbus on a living-room table. how it was done and the message the artist is trying to send. >> the meningitis outbreak rose to 91 cases in nine states, including virginia and maryland. >> two parties allied with deadly results. criminal charges are being filed. >> it is a cool day. we will talk about when the warmer days are on the way. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> space shuttle endeavor has wrapped up the first date of its tracks through los angeles. it only has a 12-mile trip, but it is only moving at about 2 miles per hour. it has been retired from service. it goes on display at the end of the month. we had our version of the same sort of trip here. they have had to take down power lines and trees and light poles. >> i would imagine some of those characters out in l.a. -- outside today, you had a little bit of a chill. sparkling blue sky it really is fall. our temperature in washington has only dropped to the 50's. i do not think there will be a freeze or a frost for you folks in town. temperature right now out at skyline drive, 43 degrees. you can still see a fair amount of raingreen. it is a wonderful weekend to go out and take a look at things. late this afternoon, this is up at the visitors' center. look at the temperatures. all lot of spots were only into the 40's and 50's. -- a lot of spots were only into the 40's and 50's. washington, 52. frederick, md., it into the 20's early tomorrow morning. that is the reason there is a freeze warning
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Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the streets of lough -- los angeles. trees had to be cut down and street signs removed. organizers found there were still some obstacles the need to be careful not to hit. ende3avour will go on display october 30. >> amazing to see how close it got to those trees. >> here it was a war alexis douglas: i can remember when i was younger and... my family was not necessarily financially stable. we were poor. anncr: then alexis got a job at the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. alexis: i started as a wardrobe clerk. but then i was able to work my way up. i got a 401k, i have health insurance... and i make great money. anncr: in maryland, question seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. from hotel and restaurant staff to accountan... and construction workers. alexis: if you want a great place to work with good pay... and great benefits, vote for question seven. dax we are dealing with temperatures in the lower 70's, nothing to complain about. high temperature today at reagan national airport well above average for this time of year. up to 76 degrees, and normally hig
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Oct 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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Oct 17, 2012 11:35pm EDT
their pictures. you complete them. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm juju chang in los angeles. >> all mothers are beautiful. thanks to juju for that. >>> next up, we're going to bring you shocking cell phone video, people paid to protect americans overseas, apparently drunk and partying on the job. the exclusive investigation, next. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. and makes you less irritable. sometimes life can be well, a little uncomfortable. but when it's hard or hurts to go to the bathroom, there's dulcolax stool softener. dulcolax stool softener doesn't make you go, it just makes it easier to go. dulcolax stool softener. make yourself comfortable. yes, you do! don't! do! whoa, kitchen counselor here. see cascade complete pacs work like micro-scrubbing brushes to help power away tough foods even in corners and edges. hmm! cascade. love it or your money back. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with terry moran. >> ton
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
saddles" and was raised an orphan. he died this morning in los angeles. he was -- he suffered from kidney failure and dementia. alex karras was among the people who sue the nfl for head injuries. u.s. 77 years old. >> the meningitis outbreak in the u.s. continues to spread to night. new jersey is the latest of 10 states to report at least one case of meningitis tied to the contaminated steroid shots. the center for disease control reports 100 -- 137 cases nationwide including 12 deaths. health officials say there have been 24 cases, including one death. eight cases have been reported in maryland, including one death in maryland. >> we're learning more about the death of the panda cub at the national zoo tomorrow. the results of the necropsy will be released during a morning press conference. the panda cub died six days after birth. zoo officials say they are waiting for the official cause of death. >> on a much more pleasant subject, the weather today, at one of the nicest days i can remember. >> and it was so lousy looking earlier this morning. let me show you what yo
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Oct 25, 2012 12:00am EDT
in the street in hollywood to find out how the people of los angeles like the new ipad mini. unfortunately, it hasn't been released yet so we instead we handed them an ipod and told them it was the ipad mini. it's fun to do that and here's how it went. >> very nice. >> yeah, it's light. it's nice. >> compare the weight -- >> yeah. >> lightweight. the screen is -- i mean -- the shade or whatever, yeah, you can still see it in the light or whatever. yeah. pretty cool. >> is it an hd screen? it looks like it's an hd screen like it's a little more shinier and clear. >> yeah. >> people are going to like it because it's cutting edge. i think they'll like the beveled edges. >> i would definitely buy one. >> yeah, sure. >> over an ipad. i like how it's smaller. >> it would definitely be convenient to, you know, bring with you somewhere, throw it right in your pocket. >> i'm a drunk dialer, so i refuse to have a phone. >> okay. >> you want to talk to me, you call bam bam at yahoo.com and i'll call you right back. >> jimmy: one more thing all next week we'll broadcast from brooklyn and taking the wh
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00am EDT
to be in the los angeles area, and want to see the show, go to j jkltickets.com. >>> get the new "jimmy kimmel live" app and see what you've been missing. search jimmy kimmel in the itunes app store, or go to jlk apps.com to get it now. ♪ use freedom and get cash back. ♪ack. ♪ five percent at best buy. ♪ wow my definition is high. activate your 5% cash back at chase.com/freedom. ♪ everybody get, everybody get! ♪ more than 50 times a day? so brighten your smile a healthy way with listerine® whitening plus restoring rinse. it's the only rinse that makes your teeth two shades whiter and two times stronger. ♪ listerine® whitening... power to your mouth. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: back at capers. megan mullally. >> it's a lot like capers in here. >> jimmy: it's like a wednesday at capers right now in here. so, okay. this is -- >> listen, jimmy. i feel like -- i have something i'd like to share with you that i've never told a living soul. >> jimmy: really? you honestly never told anyone this? >> i really honestly have never told a person this. >> jimmy: really? what is site? >> i h
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
in that area. take a look at los angeles, 101. that's a record if you get there. san diego, 94, that would be a record by a degree as well. still the big heat in northern california. that big fire danger continues. >> good morning. jeras. orologist jacqui y start here this especially northwest district. only have .3 of a mile in frederick and martinsburg. and slow down this morning. s to the the 40' west. 50's on the map. reagan national manassas. clouds ast for today, showers rease, a few possible late. >> all of america's weather coming up in the next half hour, everybody. >> all right. thanks so much, sam. >>> and coming up on "gma," a bizarre murder for hire plot. a teacher allegedly calling a hit man to call another teacher. we have the explosive reporting. >>> plus, a jaw-dropping look at a boeing 727 crashing on purpose. >>> and taylor swift, she talks to us about her relationship with the kennedys. let's say you want to get ahead in your career. how do you get from here... to here? at university of phoenix we're moving career planning forward so you can start figuring that out
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Oct 5, 2012 2:35am EDT
. ♪ love me do >> reporter: david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> makes you feel old that they had no idea, the beatles. makes you feel good, they still caught the beat. they still. look. look, the comeback album. look at us, baby. >> look at that, wow. [ mother bear ] you're not using too much are you, hon? [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is so soft you'll have to remind your family they can use less. it's made with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. plus you can use four times less. charmin ultra soft. how can the dishwasher do its job ? adding finish power up to your detergent brings your dishwasher back to life. dishwasher buildup, cloudiness, spots, even tough stains-- gone ! so don't give up. add finish power up. wow ! see the difference. >>> welcome back, everybody. time for "the mix." of course, all the talk this week since the debate is about everyone, favorite bird, big bird. >> superstar, big bird. he sent out some interesting texts. he was the star when mitt romney said he is not going to borrow anymore. he would consider cutting funding to pbs, wh
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Oct 10, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >>> in los angeles, the professional tennis umpire charged with killing her husband with a coffee mug has passed a lie detector test. lois goodman denied any rolen her husband's death on a privately administered polygraph. goodman insisted all along her ailing 80-year-old husband died in a freak fall. so her attorneys are trying to get prosecutors to drop the charges. >> mrs. goodman couldn't wait to take this test. she couldn't wait to -- to tell the truth. she told the truth. he certified it as the truth. >> prosecutors say, that goodman bludgeoned and stabbed her husband went to a tennis match and had a manicure as he bled to death. police say she is uncooperative when asked to take their polygraph. >>> a boston man in federal custody after he tried boarding a plane at lax wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying an arsenal of weapons in his luggage, grenades. billy clubs, knives, a hatchet. perhaps more disturbing, agents also found body bags, duct tape, and handcuffs. he is now facing multiple charges and for now he is not cooperating with federal authorities. >>> did the tsa stop him
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Oct 12, 2012 2:35am EDT
and utah areas. showers in the pacific northwest. morning rain, thunderstorms in los angeles, vegas, and albuquerque. severe storms, chance of tornados around wichita, oklahoma city. >>> summerlike in the south. 80s from dallas to atlanta. midwest, and northeast, cold and windy. they'll be in the 50s. mostly 70s in the rockies. >>> well some might say he has the face only a mother could love. the only problem with that, he is an orphan. >> but this baby walrus would not be alone. the 15-week-old named mitchic. was rescued off the coast of alaska nursed back to health. now the new york aquarium in brooklyn taking him in. baby mitchic will get used to surroundings and then become part of the aquarium walrus exhibit next spring. very nice mustache. >> have to go see that. almost as good as yours, you don't have one. >> you let me know how the trip is. coming up, surprising news in "the skinny." whitney houston's daughter, bobbi-kristina, makes an announcement that will raise eyebrows. >> big progress on the economic front. looks like the housing market is starting to bounce back. still
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Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
trying to figure out how he managed to fly from china to korea to japan and on to los angeles without being stopped by security. >>> a plea deal reach in the case of a colorado student shot after she wandered into a house drunk. zoe ripple pleaded getty to felony trespassing. her record will be wiped clean if she stays out of trouble. the colorado university student claims sunny was given a date rape drug the night she ended up inside the stranger's house. >> really scary things can happen p it is so important to keep -- your bearings about you. and -- and really be conscious of what you are doing and what other people are doing. >> ripple was shot in the hip after she showed of in the homeowner's bedroom and was repeatedly warned to leave. the homeowner was not charged. >>> two people are dead after a parking garage collapsed on the campus of miami-dade college. a short time ago, crews managed to free a construction worker who had been stuck inside a vehicle under the rubble for about 12 hours. the five-story parking structure was under construction but nearly complete when the roof
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Oct 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
-year-old jessica ridgeway. abc's brandi hitt in los angeles with details. good morning. >> reporter: jessica ridgeway's family tells abc news they're glad an arrest was made. now they pray justice will prevail. the break in the jessica ridgeway murder case. the 10-year-old's family has been waiting for. >> we have made an arrest in the jessica ridgeway case. 17-year-old austin sigg is in our custody. >> reporter: austin sigg a community college student arrested wednesday morning at this a home near ketner lake not far from where jessica's body was found earlier this month. she vanished on october 5th while walking to school. >> we're all worn out, everybody in the family is worn to a frazzle. >> reporter: jessica's family watched for three weeks as police searched for evidence in nearby fields and parks. detectives say it was a phone call that led them to sigg. they're thoroughly searching his home and impounded this vehicle. >> we hope and pray that this arrest gives them some measure of closure. >> reporter: investigators are linking sigg to an attempted abduction five month as go
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Oct 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
dealing with things here. 91 los angeles today. 82 san diego. 89 palm good morning, ashington. forecaster dave zahran here. very mild start to the some chalnging . ys ahead to ratur in the mid and very light out there. going to chan as storm s sandy, , now a ropical storm, downwn from a wayp the makes i its seaard. problems for us today, to ngs will start deteriorate. timele, hthe projected landfall we think around on tutuesday. >> we talk about some of the worst storms in history. and i think this could become one. i'll have more coming up in the next half hour. for now, we get back to the stood joe. >> thank you, ginger. stay safe out there. >>> switching gears. something we've been thinking about here at the office. do you notice when we cover stories about bank robbers the suspects always have interesting, sometimes creative names. >> i'm going to list some of my favorites. the mid life crisis bandit. and i love this. the sweaty back bandit. there's one guy behind all of this creativity. and we met him. almost every day, the fbi, police and banks are plastering another grainy surve
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Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
retreat in vermont. then, more practice in los angeles. then, just this weekend in boston. and playing the role of the president in those mock debates -- sentator rob portman of ohio. portman taking pointed shots at romney in his answers. as top romney advisers looked on, studying not only romney's answers, but his body language. romney joking portman playing the president so well. >> he's playing barack obama in these mock debates we have. i don't like him very much anymore. >> reporter: governor romney reportedly studying president obama's past debates. the nabc news poll shows 56% of voters expect the president to win the debates. only 29% believe romney will win. which, offers romney a real opportunity to exceed expectations. republican chris christie, predicting just that. >> you're going to be shaking your head, saying it's a brand new race. >> reporter: running mate paul ryan today, hanging success in these final 36 days on the debates. >> the debate and choice phase, the debate phase in our campaign. we will make this case in our debates. >> reporter: and tonight, a hint of wha
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Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
prices. >> in los angeles county the average price for a gallon of regular is $4.35. the price jumped 9 cents earlier this week. some gas stations have much higher prices. >> i've never seen $5.99 four a gallon. . that is credit is a terrible week for gas prices, the worst ever in october that i can remember. >> prices are exceptionally high in california because of a supply problem due to -- unique to that state. >> fortunately, d.c. drivers are not shelling out quite as much as the folks in california. >> the national averages $3.78 for regular. in d.c., $3.90. $3.71 in maryland and $3.61 in virginia. >> still not exactly a bargain. >> it 5:41, 60 degrees. >> and actress tackling a different role off screen been shopping so s smart, cash back with your freedom card getting cash back on what? close shave and haircut fan for the ceiling. you're gonna cool off that hoooounddd! tonight you gotta get your cash back, on new slacks. use freedom on lunchith jack. everybody get! everybody get! get your cash back. chase freedom. >> here's what's coming up at 6:00 this morning in about 15
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on track to hit a billion dollars. and tonight the president is doing even more fund-raising in los angeles. appearing at a small event with bill clinton too. but it's an issue from the debate -- >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut. >> reporter: that has the campaigns arguing in television and web ads. >> not telling the truth. >> reporter: so what's the truth? romney does want to cut tax rates. that would reduce revenue by nearly $5 trillion over 10 years. he says he would offset that loss by eliminating loopholes and deductions but he has refused to say which ones leaving him open to attack by team obama. >> mitt romney's solution is he just decided there wasn't math involved in this problem. and that's absolutely crazy. >> reporter: while the president continues that fund-raising swing, mitt romney will deliberate blistering foreign policy speeches attacking the president on middle eastern policy. that is tomorrow. david? >> david kerley traveling with the romney campaign this weekend, david, thank you. >>> i w
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
to help president obama. bill clinton and katie perry celebrities on hand at a los angeles fund- , expecting to add $10 to the president's reelection campaign for the event. raisedma and democrats month.llion last t made a joke about debate.luster >> they perform flawlessly night after night. i cannot always say the same. [laughter] >> his rival is on the stump, drawing huge crowds. 9000 at a town in florida. >> you have had a chance to hear his answers. later we are hearing is excuses. kristen bell poll confirms romney picked up momentum after last week's debate. obama is leading romney by just three points. romney's new strength has the obama campaign focusing on an attack plan. >> governor romney's central for $5c plan calls cut.lion tax- i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut. not telling the truth. >> romney does want to cut tax s that would reduce revenue years.rillion over 10 he said he would offset that by eliminating loopholes and deductions. has refused to say which ones, leaving him open to attack. mitt romney will deliver a today, and president policy.middle east tahman
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
-raiser in los angeles. he pokes fun and is less than stellar debate departmentperformance. >> they are incredible professionals and great friends and they perform flawlessly night after night. i cannot always say the same. [laughter] >> stars last night included george clooney, stevie wonder, jon bon jovi, and katie perry. >> there's a new poll on gay marriage and gambling in maryland. >> . let's go to > >> this comes from our radio partners at wtop. it has to do with maryland and question 6 which is the civil marriage protection act. the polls show that one out of six maryland residents and would vote for allowing gay and lesbian couples to obtain a marriage license and 34% would vote against it. now through question 7, the gambling expansion in maryland. 48% of maryland voters say they are in favor of expanding commercial gaming while 46% would vote against it. that is very close. we have seen a lot of commercials about that in recent weeks. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.1%. maryland voters will have a chance to vote on these issues on november 6. we
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
morning. take a look at this. all of this gas here at this station in los angeles, well above $5 a gallon which shows you just how valuable the stuff is these days. one pair of thievers here in california stole so much gas they have enough to make more than four-round trips between los angeles and new york city. the brazen thieves hit this shell station near sacramento four times in three days. managing to steal $4,500 worth of gasoline. >> i don't know, if it will cover that money or not. >> reporter: in all, they took off with more than 1100 gallons of precious gas. here's how police say they did it. at 1:30 in the morning. a man in blake pickup pulled up to the station. somehow, he managed to disable the meter and pump 300 gallons of gas straight into the truck. police believe the thieves came back the next day and drove off with hundreds more gallons. then, they came back again, a day later. this time, during store hours to steal even more. >> it actually was brought to the attention of the owner because he was short on his tallies for his amount of gas. >> reporter: this as skyrocket
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
in the west, in los angeles, vegas and san francisco. >>> returning to the news. the scathing, new report from the u.s. anti-doping agency, virtually demolishes what's left of lance armstrong's image, painting him as a liar, a cheat and a bully. >> the investigation found armstrong was at the center of a highly-sophisticated and secret doping program. the details were provided by dozens of witnesses, including 11 of armstrong's teammates who say, he pushed them to cheat with him. the agency's chief says the evidence was just too overwhelming to ignore. >> our job, unfortunately, is to act on the evidence. nothing else. nothing more. nothing less. that's what we've done in this case. and what we saw, and the evidence shows an undeniable web of sophisticated doping, all aimed to succeed and bring success to this team. >> the agency stripped armstrong of his cycling titles. he chose not to fight the sanctions. but called the investigation a witch hunt. and he continues to insist he never cheated. >>> in south florida, crews are digging through the rubble of a collapsed parking garage on miami-dad
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Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
through the streets of los angeles today. it will take a day and a half to take the 12-mile journey. and by our moath, in the old days, in that amount of time, it could have circled the earth 25 times. lo how the mighty. >>> and a picture in the news tonight. a cuddle from a grateful walrus. there it is. you remember this walrus, the 4-month-old orphan, settling into his home tonight at an aquarium here in new york. he was rescued from the waters off alaska. he had become separated from his herd. he'll be quarantined for the next 30 dames as they wean him off the bottle, ease him onto the food that he would be eating in the open ocean. clams, squid and herring. >>> and coming up, you simply have to see the wild things your fellow americans did after last night's debate.ncer ] feeling le ow of your former self? c'mon, michael! get in the game! [ male announcer ] don't have the hops for hoops with your buddies? lost your appetite for romance? and your mood is on its way down. you might not just be getting older. you might have a treatable condition called low testosterone or low t. mi
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
- road trip. from los angeles international airport to the alifornia space center -- that is, iter, longer than the expected. passed utility poles and trees. thousands of people turned out watch. >> mission 26, mission accomplished. [applause] as i spoke to people who gathered along the streets, i w the real gift of the endeavour -- the gift of inspiration. >> the price tag for that short trip was about $10 million. hangar and will starting october 30. leaders expected to unveil a design for the section of the walk trail.iver this will be at river terrace in northeast today. it will connect museums and metrodestinations with and marc station along the tributaryriver system. a special appearance tonight on dancing. >> paula abdul will join as a judge. guest dancing is tonight at 8:00 right here on abc 7. another
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
road trip. it traveled from los angeles international airport to the california space museum took a 17-hours more than expected. thousands of people turned out as it rolled presidential residence. the trip cost about $10 million. the shuttle will go on display starting october 30. >> that was quite a journey. >> let's check in with jacqui jeras about the forecast. >> the rain should hold off and that was the last of the three remaining shuttles. it will be a little wet into the afternoon hours. the clouds are here and that is keeping our temperatures are warm. 63 degrees in chantilly and 63 in germantown. cloudy today with a few showers and thunderstorms late, 69-73 degrees. better weather for tomorrow. >> we have a couple of things going on. 395 had minor crash. it is not blocking a lane. this is right where traffic would come off of the beltway near the springfield interchange. we will go back to the interchange where there is volume this morning in virginia out of dale city. for maryland/95 we have an accident southbound south of 695 before you get to the airport. >> what is it lik
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
. then, they'll be divided into two teams for special team dances. in los angeles, george pennacchio, for abc news. >> i think i got that. bristol and mark will join us on "good morning america." >>> that's what's making news today.
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
to go to the locker room. for "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> cannot wait for that. >>> can't wait for the weather. sam champion. >> it's true. when we shut down 44th street for beyonce's concert here at "good morning america," it was one of the best shows i've ever seen. we have lots to talk about. imagine driving down the highway and seeing this. what does that? a very strong wind. utah highway patrol sent us that picture. all the way into wyoming 117-mile-per-hour wind gusts. and it shifts towards the east. billings, rapid city, kansas city, oklahoma city, to dallas, all getting strong wind gusts. here's where the strong storms will line up. there's one zone around memphis, outside of memphis to jackson, that could see a tornado or two pop up in this zone. these are strong storms to keep an eye on. >> good morning, washington. a few clouds are making for a beautiful sunrise this morning. of a chilly start s as temperatures 40's in the district a lot of 30's everywhere else. our highs today will make it the 60's as we go into the afternoon. will be b
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
will be in los angeles, opening in 2013. if you want to be big bird for halloween, you may have to make your own costume. thanks to mitt romney, big bird costumes for adults have been flying off door shells. some are even sold out. this is after he threatened to cut government funding for pbs. that is business news. >> thank you. have a great weekend. speaking of the weekend, we are on the doorstep now. >> happy it is friday. it will be a great weekend weather wise. have to get through today first. we do have a couple of issues out there this morning. take a look at our temperatures. they are so nice and mile. that is the plus part of the day so far. 64 degrees at reagan national. a couple of 50's out to the west. feeling pretty final rock. a cold front bought the showers and thunderstorms through the night. did you hear the loud thunder? the cold front still off to our west. that means we could still pick up another shower or two over the next several hours. maybe until noon. the clouds will be decreasing and it will be a better day. how much rain did we get? 4 tenths of an inch at dulles. a tr
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is are also low. miami, riverside, and los angeles face the steepest financial burdens. area residents we spoke with were surprised. >> it is hard to believe that it affordable city. >> that is amazing. it gives us some hope that we bad off as we think. >> the study's co-author insists side, thep high cost ofly living in this area is proving burden onnsiderable residents. his suggestion? affordable housing to more where there is affordable transportation. >> thank you. it for abc 7 news at 5:00. >> live and in hd, this is abc news at 6, on your side. >> good evening. one last chance before election day, the candidates will face other in front of a national audience. >> the stage is set at lynn university in florida. the topics for this final debate with foreign policy. the polls are very tight. f tonight's preview o presidential debate. he is live in the newsroom.
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